Jaded Optimist

Mothering, making, and generally blathering on

Catching up November 28, 2012

Filed under: Family,Kids,knitting,Sewing — bonniep @ 12:15 am

OK, my computer situation is leaving much to be desired. Hint, hint G. Trying to post anyway…

Time has sped up exponentially. Why did I think I would have all this free time once I stopped working? Still wondering what happened to October and it is almost December. But here we go…

Halloween:

Pictures at the fruit market since the rain seemed like it would never end.

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Pictures at the pumpkin patch in the two hours it wasn’t raining:

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Which is bigger—belly or pumpkin?

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One of G’s pumpkins, which sadly rotted before Halloween. Supposed to look like M. He wasn’t going to go all out this year carving…that lasted about 10 minutes.

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Were-cat (the evil cat of the evil fairy, which can stand on two legs):

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Black fur vest and hood made by me (OK, the ears are ridiculously large), mitts made by me, purchased leggings, shirt, tail, and mask.

Evil fairy:

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Purchased purple feather wings, evil horns, trident, mask, purple velvet dress from a previous Halloween (thrifted). Purple sparkly overskirt made by me.

The dynamic, but EVIL, duo:

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Getting her ears pierced—at a body piercing parlor, so this is the needle hanging in her ear. She was quite brave during the whole procedure.

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First slumber party. Oh my goodness. Making their own cupcake decorations the night of, doing pottery the next morning. G and I survived—but barely.

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Post haircut:

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Knitted baby dress for next door neighbor due 2 weeks before us:

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Visit from Grandma and Grandpa:

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These girls love to listen to some books Smile

Post Thanksgiving Fremont Troll visit (a mostly annual tradition):

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Belly!:

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G’s girls, all together. (Cowl knit by me.)

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